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Project Manager - Tennant Creek

Access to Justice in the Barkly

about us

Access to Justice in the Barkly is a research project completed in 2019 which reviewed previous research and provides discussions and recommendations regarding improved access to justice in the vast Barkly Region. Recommendations include whole of service reform, increasing community legal education, enhancing legal service delivery and health and other service justice partnerships.

The 16 recommendations in the report flow from “grass roots” community led consultation and reflect the complexity of Access to Justice issues affecting Barkly residents.

The Project is a “hybrid” undertaken by the 4 legal service working in the Barkly Region:

  • CAAFLU - Central Australian Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Unit Inc
  • CAWLS - Central Australian Women’s Legal Service Inc
  • NTLAC – NT Legal Aid Commission
  • NAAJA – North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency

about your role

Under the supervision of the Access to Justice in the Barkly working group, and working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the Project Manager will coordinate the development of the recommendations from the Access to Justice in the Barkly report, enhance the existing collaboration between the four legal services, and build on the connections and collaborations between specialist DFSV services, universal services, statutory services and the community.

Initial funding for this position is for 10 months however this may be extended if additional funding is secured. The Project Manager may be engaged either as an employee with the host organisation (Central Australian Women's Legal Service) or on a contract basis.

Salary is negotiable and some assistance with relocation and accommodation may be available.

next steps

To submit your application, please click Apply Now.

For further information contact: Alice de Brenni, Business Manager, Central Australian Women's Legal Service, on  (08) 8952 4055.

A position description is attached.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and hold a current drivers licence, working with children clearance (NT ochre card) and provide a current criminal history check.

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